Our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)/Juris Doctorate (JD) program is designed to respond to the shifting dynamics in the delivery of health care, providing the scientific and legal training to excel in careers in biotechnology, intellectual property and the pharmaceutical industry.

PharmD/JD Career Opportunities

  • Legal issues in managed care
  • Law and mental health
  • Biotechnology and patent law
  • Biodiversity protection
  • Intellectual property
  • Criminal enforcement of environmental law

PharmD/JD Curriculum

Through this course of study, students who are admitted to the PharmD/JD are assured entry into the PharmD program after completing the JD. Students apply to both programs separately and start the JD program first.

Students must fulfill the course credit requirements of the respective programs. 

Dual and collaborative degree program students may have different elective course requirements. Consult your advisors.


Questions about the PharmD portion of the program?
Contact Jennifer Rosenberg, Associate Dean for Admissions, Enrollment Planning, and Pre-Pharmacy Advising at or 716-645-2858.

Questions about the JD portion of the program?
Contact Bernadette Gargano, Vice Dean for Student Affairs Legal Skills Faculty, School of Law at or 716-645-6223.